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Ex-PDP governors meet over 2019

24 March 2016, 17:05

Abuja - Former governors of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) and some deputy governors on Wednesday met with the party’s National Chairman, Ali Modu Sheriff .

The meeting, which was held at the party’s national headquarters in Abuja, was to fine-tuned strategies ahead of the 2019 general elections.

The meeting was attended by 20 former PDP governors.

Also read: PDP governors beg party members to accept Sherriff

Present at the meeting were former governor Babangida Mu’azu (Niger), Ramalan Yero (Kebbi), Gabriel Suswam (Benue), Ikedi Ohakim (Imo), Sam Egwu (Ebonyi), Abdulkadir Kure (Niger), Idris Wada (Kogi), Achike Udenwa (Imo), Ibrahim Shekarau (Kano), Gbenga Daniel (Ogun), Theodore Orji (Abia), and Sule Lamido (Jigawa).

The former deputy governors present included Iyiola Omisore (Osun) and Etuk Effiong (Akwa Ibom).

Speaking at the meeting, Sheriff said he felt the meeting was necessary ‎considering that the former governors remain stakeholders of the party.

He urged them to work together and ensure that the party bounces back to what it was in 1999.

- News 24


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